Industrial networks & buses

ZigBee wireless sensor nodes

10 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Zigsense

The ZigSense line of wireless sensors utilises ZigBee mesh network technology as its core communications channel. Australian designed and made, ZigSense wireless nodes establish a self-healing network of spatially distributed sensors that cooperatively monitor physical and environmental conditions. Data can be transferred to standard SCADA, telemetry, PLC and HMI stations via a ZigSense communications gateway.


Redundant ring ethernet switches

26 October, 2009 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The ORing IES-1050RA and IES-1041FRA unmanaged redundant ring ethernet switches provide five 10/100Base-T(x) or four 10/100Base-T(X) and one 100Base-FX redundant ring port.


Ethernet-to-serial converter

26 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Trio Datacom Pty Ltd

The JS100 ethernet-to-serial converter is designed to allow communications over point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radio channels with remote devices, such as RTUs or PLCs that have ethernet data ports.


Fieldbus power supply

26 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Moore Industries Pacific Inc

MooreHawke has introduced the Trunkguard TPS400 fieldbus power supply for general-purpose and non-incendive applications.


CAN interface boards

26 October, 2009 | Supplied by: CrispTech Pty Ltd

The CP-602E-I, CP-602U-I and CB-602I are 2-port CAN interface boards designed to provide host computers with CAN ports through the PCI Express, Universal PCI, or PC/104 interfaces. In addition to supporting reliable communications, these boards come with 2 kV isolation protection to shield host computers from potentially damaging electrical spikes. All three models support a wide operating temperature range from -40 to 85 °C, making them suitable for use in critical applications.


Hirschmann’s Spider family of ethernet switches

26 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

Hirschmann’s Spider family of entry-level unmanaged switches offers plug-and-play functionality and features high port density with gigabit ethernet on all ports.


Wang Components takes the integrated way with Profibus

12 October, 2009 | Supplied by: Pentair Valves & Controls

Set up in 1963, Victorian-based Wang Components was initially involved in the water pumping and irrigation business before moving into the manufacture of quality clamps and couplings. Over the past few years, the company was able to use the features of Profibus to implement a creative automation plan.


Media converters

29 September, 2009 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

ICP Electronics Australia has announced a line of media converters from ORing. The IGMC series offers industrial-grade gigabit connectivity designed to extend the communication distance.


Ethernet switch upgrade

29 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Rockwell Automation has upgraded its Allen-Bradley Stratix 8000 modular managed industrial ethernet switch line with features that include the implementation of Resilient Ethernet Protocol (REP), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) per port and the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) Sync Time Protocol.


Remote ethernet I/O

25 September, 2009 | Supplied by: CrispTech Pty Ltd

Moxa has launched the ioLogik E1200 series of remote ethernet I/Os. The ioLogik E1200 series products come with two embedded ethernet switch ports to enable a daisy-chain topology - the easiest way to add more ethernet devices into a network or to connect each ioLogik in series to the next.


Redundant wireless AP/bridge

25 September, 2009 | Supplied by: CrispTech Pty Ltd

The Moxa AWK-5222 is a rugged, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g-compliant, 3-in-1 industrial wireless AP/bridge/client and is designed to offer a wide variety of wireless connection configurations and solutions to help create robust wireless connections for critical industrial applications.


Scalance ethernet switch

25 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

The Scalance X308-2M is an industrial-grade, compact gigabit ethernet switch featuring IT functions in addition to its industry functions. The modular, fanless design makes the unit flexible for use in many industrial applications. There are two slots for media modules allowing for various types of fibre-optic ports to be connected.


Deterministic ethernet switching

21 September, 2009 | Supplied by: HARTING Pty Ltd

Harting Technology has developed prototypes of what it calls Fast Track Switching. Fully compatible with standard ethernet, the Fast Track Switch guarantees deterministic data transmission at the field level. This makes it possible to meet high real-time requirements in automation without changing the standard ethernet.


Web-managed industrial ethernet switch

21 September, 2009 | Supplied by: http://www.ethernetdirect.com.au/PoLSept_LP.htm

Ethernet Direct's Husky HWE-800 is a cost-effective, industrially hardened web-managed industrial ethernet switch, specifically designed to operate reliably in electrically harsh, hazardous and demanding environments.


Harsh environment ethernet switches

10 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens has expanded its Scalance X-300 series of managed industrial ethernet switches with a product line for use in energy automation.


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